Tagged 'Recall'

Legal
Legal Look: JUUL Problems, Asbestos in Baby Powder, Roundup Lawsuits
This week’s Legal Look covers new legal troubles for JUUL, a baby product contaminated with asbestos, and thousands of new Roundup lawsuits. Former JUUL […]
November 1, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Losartan vs Valsartan
The generic versions of losartan and valsartan made national headlines this past year when the FDA announced a significant number of recalls after finding […]
August 23, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Medical Devices
FDA Links Breast Implants to Cancer, Allergan Issues Global Recall
Top Three Messages for Breast Implant Recipients Specific models of Allergan breast implants are associated with 6x greater risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large […]
July 26, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Fourth Probable Carcinogen Found in Valsartan Medication
Last week brought a shocking new discovery to the year-long saga of generic blood pressure medication recalls. The online pharmaceutical retailer Valisure reportedly found […]
June 21, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: Monsanto Mediation, TVM Takedown and Talc Transfers
In this issue of the Legal Look we are examining a judge’s order for Monsanto to mediate the latest Roundup lawsuit, the FDA’s recent […]
April 25, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Sartan Blood Pressure Drug Lawsuits Gaining Traction
Valsartan is not the only sartan-based blood pressure medication to raise concerns in recent months. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started […]
March 5, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Legal Look: Valsartan Recalls, Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis, J&J Talc Asbestos Lawsuits and Roundup Class Actions
In this issue of the Legal Look, we are covering a would-be Roundup class action lawsuit in Wisconsin that was denied certification, the expansion […]
January 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Drug and Device Safety During the 2019 Government Shutdown
As the partial federal government shutdown stretches into its third week, even people who don’t work for the government are beginning to feel its […]
January 8, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Essure Recall Issued Ahead of Netflix Documentary
Essure Lawsuit Update: Late last week, Bayer Health Pharmaceuticals announced that it was going to completely discontinue its Essure birth control device in the United […]
July 23, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
6 Products that Still Have Asbestos
When someone mentions asbestos, your first thought may be of a condemned building from the 1970s. Certainly it’s nerve wracking to walk by an […]
January 11, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
2017 Consumer Safety Year in Review
This past year has seen some really concerning – and in some cases, downright scary – news stories related to consumer safety issues. Whether it’s […]
December 27, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
The Legal Look: Pressure Cookers, Hoverboards and Big Money Wins
Xarelto Victims Win $28 Million in Bellwether Trial On December 5, a Philadelphia jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Bayer to pay $28 million […]
December 6, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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